ROPSTOCK
You can find castle Ropstock in the village of Boechout. Faldoinus van Hese bought in 1881 a domain with castle from Leon Mertens. Faldoinus demolished the old castle and erected on the foundations a new bigger more comfortable castle in 1888. Faldoinus died in 1913, his widow who became more then 100 years old survived him until 1937. Their two daughters Maria and Bertha never married and lived in the castle until 1947. they sold the castle to the Sisters Augustinessen. The sisters turned the castle in a home for the elderly a function that it still has today.
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